“The thesis was created to take elements of popular American society and show how black people had a hand in them,” Jean-Raymond says in the trailer. “So many of us, when we get opportunities and huge platforms, the first thing we do is leave. Slowly but surely, I’ve been finding my way back . . . now we’re finally home.” … [Read more...] about Kerby Jean-Raymond’s drive-in Pyer Moss event could be the future of fashion in COVID-19 era
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Dancehall blew up in Jamaica in the 80s, and by the 90s it started to spread around the world—following the Jamaican diaspora as there was an emigration boom from the Caribbean to places such as Toronto, New York City, and the United Kingdom. The world was already familiar with reggae by then, thanks to Bob Marley, and people sometimes refer to dancehall as reggae, but they are different. Reggae is laid back, with slower, more relaxed rhythms, and you will find more traditional singing. Dancehall is a subgenre of reggae, but it’s driven by the deejays sing-rapping over high-energy drum- and bass-driven riddims, a constant outpouring of new dances (with songs sometimes being specifically created for the dance), new slang, and people gathering at the bashment (party) decked out in fishnet tank tops and colorful fashion stylings galore. … [Read more...] about The fan’s guide to Beenie Man and Bounty Killer’s epic dancehall rivalry
Sources familiar with the proposal said they now sought a primary surplus of 1 percent of gross domestic product this year and 2 percent next year. Greece has offered 0.8 percent this year and 1.5 percent in 2016. However, since the Greek economy has fallen back into recession, lowering tax revenues, the lower target will still require painful retrenchment. … [Read more...] about Greece delays IMF payment, PM to brief angry parliament
One official from Germany, where public opinion is deeply hostile to Greek demands for aid, gave a blunter assessment: “Juncker was really enthusiastic about Tsipras, and now he’s depressed. We were never enthusiastic about him, and so we’re not depressed now.” … [Read more...] about Greece talks of compromise as Merkel warns time is short
In the context of COVID-19, France has announced that it will provide €200 million to India to support vulnerable sections of the society. President Trump has said that the US will airlift 200 ventilators to India costing $2.6 million. Earlier, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) agreed to provide $3.6 million to assist India's response to coronavirus. The World Bank’s total commitment to India’s COVID-19 response has reached $2 billion. To strengthen the Indian health system, the China-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a loan of $500 million. … [Read more...] about Providing development aid has been an important part of Indian foreign policy. Will it change due to COVID-19?